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Down bad

Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we talked about layoffs and the Winklevoss rock gods. This week, we’re looking at a new layer of crypto doom and gloom. Get […]




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Uber hits1 billion rides in Africa

Uber, today, announced a significant milestone — it has completed 1 billion rides across all its markets in Africa. This feat translates to over 10 billion kilometres in terms of […]




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All the tech that got our attention at F1 Miami Grand Prix

All eyes are on Miami this weekend as the international glitterati arrives for the city’s inaugural Formula One Grand Prix. The European racing event has attracted American fans in droves, […]




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Endgame grabs another cash infusion as product-led growth momentum builds

Product-led sales and growth were big buzzwords last year, and startups are continuing to raise new infusions of capital as they develop their approaches. In Endgame’s case, the company announced […]




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Changing how we approach data privacy to unlock economic opportunities

Vivek Narayanadas Contributor Vivek Narayanadas serves as General Counsel for MetaMap, which helps online services become borderless through user-centric, privacy-forward trust and safety workflows. From securing a loan to renting […]




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FTC settles with data analytics firm after millions of Americans’ mortgage files exposed

Two redacted files among millions of mortgage and financial documents found on the exposed server (Image: TechCrunch) The Federal Trade Commission has approved a settlement with a mortgage data analytics […]




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6 things in cybersecurity we didn’t know last year

The past 12 months in cybersecurity have been a rough ride. In cybersecurity, everything is broken — it’s just a matter of finding it — and this year felt like […]




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Why Amazon CTO Werner Vogels isn’t ready to retire just yet

Amazon CTO Werner Vogels has been in his job for 16 years, but the 63-year-old isn’t quite ready to retire. “There is so much more to do. I’m not finished […]







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Eatron, which makes ‘intelligent automotive software’, raises $11M Series-A led by MMC

An electric vehicle is, essentially, just ‘software on wheels’, and requires lots of moving parts, not physical but, of course, virtual. That software needs to continually optimize the performance, efficiency, […]